Price Volatility: Definition & Calculation


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What is price volatility?

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1. Large changes in prices are a sign of _____?

2. The amount of variation in a set of data is called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz to assess what you know about calculating price volatility. An understanding of data sets is also required to complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Taking this quiz is a great way to measure what you know about:

  • What price volatility is
  • Data on the Bell Curve
  • Excel functions

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you get the most out of your study time by allowing you to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on price volatility
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what large changes in price represent
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about variations in data sets

Additional Learning

More information about this subject is available for you. Read the lesson entitled Price Volatility: Definition & Calculation and you'll learn about:

  • The role of price volatility in the stock market
  • Historical volatility
  • How to evaluate volatility